Display won’t join the Nativity scene, Festivus pole and flying spaghetti monster
Rev. Frank Schaefer performed his son’s 2007 ceremony in Massachusetts
(NORRISTOWN, Pa.) — United Methodist church officials defrocked a pastor from central Pennsylvania on Thursday who officiated his son’s gay wedding in Massachusetts, a move seen as contradictory to the denomination’s beliefs.
The Rev. Frank Schaefer of Lebanon had already been suspended when he met with church officials to determine …
Ruling declares parts anti-polygamy laws unconstitutional
A new Satanic group is irking its fellow devil-worshippers with political, attention-getting stunts
More than three decades after disavowing the ban, the church publishes a lengthy explanation and history of race and the priesthood
Proposed designs include a pentagram and an interactive Satanic display for children
(MINNEAPOLIS) — The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis on Thursday published a list of 34 priests who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing minors, following months of criticism that church leaders mishandled such allegations.
Archbishop John Nienstedt, who has come under fire for the way sexual misconduct cases have …
Church will continue to oppose same-sex unions
Pope Francis is popular but he isn’t bringing more people to Mass
(NEW YORK) — It was September, not an easy time for a religious Jew to be traveling. The Jewish month of Tishrei was ending with its marathon of holy days. Kosher wine would be needed. There were Sabbath blessings to recite. Fortunately, Rabbi Abraham Skorka had a friend with the run of a hotel who arranged for kosher meals and said …
A spokesman said he’s expected to recover
Let’s start at the beginning with the two tweets that launched the whole Francis-fracking-flurry earlier this …